|WHO and Taiwan -- Groks Science Show 2006-05-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
All countries are eligible for membership into the World Health Organization (WHO) with one notable exception. On this program, Dr. Julin Tang and Dr. Sophia Yen discussed Taiwan's efforts into joining this health organization.
Keywords: science; world health
|Testosterone Factor -- Groks Science Show 2006-05-10 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
One little hormone can make a big difference in the life of men, especially when those levels start to drop. On this program, Dr. Shafiq Qaadri joined us to discuss the testosterone factor.
Keywords: science; men's health; testosterone
|Global Health Care -- Groks Science Show 2006-10-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Global health care disparaties are all to evident, made even more stark by the remarkable advances in medical science. But, what can be done to resolve these global health care inequities? On this program, Dr. Edward O'Neill, Jr. discussed health care solutions.
Keywords: science; health care
|Malaria -- Groks Science Show 2008-03-05 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Malaria has often been regarded as a third world disease. Yet, it has been found worldwide, with socioeconomic factors largely contributing to its prevalence or absence in different regions. On this program, Prof. Randall Packard discussed the history and treatment of malaria.
Keywords: science; medicine; public health
|Fructose Disease -- Groks Science Show 2008-07-02 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Fructose in the diet is the cause of many health problems. On this program, Prof. Richard Johnson discussed the effects of high fructose consumption.
Keywords: science; fructose; health
|Health Care Reform -- Groks Science Show 2012-02-01 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The Affordable Care Act continues to spur debate and confusion. What are the consequences of the health care reform act? On this program, Prof. Jonathan Gruber discussed health care reform.
Keywords: science; health care; affordable care act; groks
|Sexual Identity and Social Media -- Groks Science Show 2011-05-25 - Emma Wyatt|
University of Chicago associate professor of gynecology and obstetrics and chief of Family Planning, Dr. Melissa Gilliam joins us to discuss sexual health in young people. Everything from race/ethnicity to political persuasion and social media is discussed in terms of how the younger generations think about sex, health, and identity.
Keywords: sexual health; sexual identity; social media; pediatric gynecology; science; groks
|The Science of Longevity -- Groks Science Show 2013-05-01 - Joanna Rowell|
Who doesn't want to live a longer, healthier life? But what is the science behind the many different health fads, and what can a laboratory worm, the nematode, teach us about longevity? On this episode, Professor Ted Anton joins us to discuss his book, "The Longevity Seekers: Science, Business, and the Fountain of Youth."
Keywords: Ted Anton; longevity; insulin; nematodes; resveratrol; health; aging